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Carl Almquist (1848-1924)

Stained glass designer. Carl Almquist was born in Sweden and came to London in 1870. He worked as an assistant to Henry Holiday early in his career for four years. He was appointed as chief designer for Shrigley & Hunt, Lancaster, in 1876, and moved back to London from Lancaster when the firm opened its London office and showroom in 1878. After more than forty years working for the firm, Almquist retired to Hove in 1920 and died there in 1924.

Further reading

Birgitta Rengmyr Lõvgren, 'Carl Almquist (1848–1924), His Life and Work' The Journal of Stained Glass, vol. xxi (1997), 11–40.

William Waters, Damozels and Deities: Pre-Raphaelite Stained Glass 1870–1898 (Abbots Morton: Seraphim, 2017), pp. 284–5, 292–311 and further references.

William Waters, Stained Glass from Shrigley & Hunt of Lancaster and London (Lancaster: Centre for North-West Regional Studies University of Lancaster, 2003).




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  Crucifixion with Mary, John and Mary Magdalene Crucifixion with Mary, John and Mary Magdalene
firm/studio: Shrigley & Hunt
designer: Carl Almquist
1886
Church of St Bledrws, Betws Bledrws, Ceredigion
east wall of the chancel
  Angels Holding the Beatitudes Angels Holding the Beatitudes
firm/studio: Shrigley & Hunt
designer: Carl Almquist
1887
Church of St Bledrws, Betws Bledrws, Ceredigion
nave
  St Michael St Michael
firm/studio: Shrigley & Hunt
designer: Carl Almquist
about 1887
Church of St Bledrws, Betws Bledrws, Ceredigion
west end of the nave
  Two Angels Two Angels
firm/studio: Shrigley & Hunt
artist: Carl Almquist
1887
Church of St Bledrws, Betws Bledrws, Ceredigion
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